Tot-chos {aka Tater Tot Nachos}

Tot-chos {aka Tater Tot Nachos}

If you have followed me for a while, you know I always love a good twist on a staple dish and today I have just that! For this recipe, we are taking good a old nachos and swapping out the chips to tater tots! I know it is AWESOME! My kids love nachos and tater... Read More

Speedy Skillet Beef Enchiladas

Speedy Skillet Beef Enchiladas

Beef enchiladas in 30 minutes – yes, it is possible! All you need is this fabulous recipe. It is perfect for summer because it is made on the stove top. No need for an oven, but I do like to throw it in for a few minutes at the end to get the cheese all... Read More

Pork Carnitas Verde

Pork Carnitas Verde | realmomkitchen.com

I swear I can never have enough recipes for Mexican meat made in a slow cooker. Today is another version to add to your recipe box. This one has the word verde in the title. In case you didn’t know, verde is spanish for green, hence most of the ingredients used in the recipe are green.... Read More

Nacho Bake

Nacho Bake | realmomkitchen.com

Todays recipe is like inverted nachos. It has a tasty base of beans, meat, cheese, and seasonings followed by a topping of corn chips. Now this dish is intended to be served as a main dish. However, you can also serve it as a dip straight from the oven. No need for toppings if you... Read More


Classic Beef Enchiladas

Classic Beef Enchiladas | realmomkitchen.com

Today I have a classic dish that everyone should have in their box, good old beef enchiladas. This classic dish is made with simple ingredients you should have on hand. My husband always prefers ground beef in his enchiladas so this is a fav. Serve it up with Mexican rice and you are set. Print... Read More

Mexican Pizza {Taco Bell Copycat}

Mexican Pizza | realmomkitchen.com

So if you follow me regularly, you know how much my family enjoys Mexican food. Everyone is happy when I make it. My husband and 2 boys love to eat at Taco Bell. Me, not so much. My stomach tends to dislike me when I eat there, not sure why. So I decided to give... Read More

Easy Mexican Rice

Easy Mexican Rice | realmomkitchen.com

I have been on a quest for a while to find a good recipe for Mexican Rice. I want it to be like the kind you get in a Mexican restaurant. A friend told me she was told by someone you make a mixture in you blender of tomatoes, onion, and jalepeno then add it... Read More

Crisp Bean Burritos {like Taco Time}

Crisp Bean Burritos | realmomkitchen.com

As a young girl, I remember my mom occasionally treating us to a meal at Taco Time. Taco Time is a fast food Mexican restaurant like Taco Bell. I had three favorite things to get from Taco Time – their Crisp Bean Burrito, Crisp Taco, and Cherry Empanada. I also loved to dip the crisp... Read More

Chili Cheese Nachos and National Canned Food Month

Chili Cheese Nachos | realmomkitchen.com

It’s National Canned Food month and Cans Get You Cooking is celebrating all month long on Cooking Channel. Throughout February, tune in to Cans Make the Meal with Kelsey Nixon. Each 30-minute special Kelsey Nixon takes viewers down the canned food aisle sharing fun canned food facts and creating four delicious recipes inspired by her Cantry. Cans Make... Read More

Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Baked Chicken Chimichangas | realmomkitchen.com

With New Years resolutions underway, many people are looking for healthier ways to cook their food. Today, I have a baked version of a chimichanga.  Deep frying in oil is replaced by brushing the chimichangas with melted butter or margarine and baking in the oven. The filling is easy to make with few ingredients. It... Read More